By Alex Ho
Investing.com – Toyota Motor Corp (T:) is recalling 3.2 million vehicles globally to fix faulty car component, according a company spokesman.
The recall action today was necessitated by potentially defective fuel pumps that may increase the risk of a crash, the company said. Toyotabegan a probe into the fuel pump issue in June.
The recall involves 1.8 million vehicles sold in the U.S. and another 158,262 in Canada. The vehicles include trucks, SUVs, minivans and cars across the model lineups of Toyota and its Lexus luxury vehicle brand. Dealers will replace the fuel pump with an improved one.
The news followed a separate recall earlier this year for another 2.9 million vehicles with faulty electronic-control units.
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